AUDITING AND HEALTH CLASSIFICATION D

HIM4HCD

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject, you will focus on further developing your competence and confidence in the use of the current Australian-Modified version of the World Health Organizations International Classification of Diseases, the Australian Classification of Health Interventions, and the Australian Coding Standards. You will develop advanced skills in practicing clinical coding in a timely manner within in a specialist case mix environment. You will have some exposure to coding conventions and funding guidelines relevant to their geographic (state, territory, country) location. You will achieve competencies in using legacy and alternate classifications including SNOMED CT, and in clinical coding auditing for internal data quality control and coding practice management.

SchoolPsychology and Public Health

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorBarbara Gleeson

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

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PrerequisitesHIM3CHC

Co-requisitesN/A

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Readings

Medical dictionary of students own choice

Resource TypeRecommended

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The International Statistical Classification of Diseases, Index and Tabular; Australian Classification of Interventions, Index and Tabular; Australian Coding Standards

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AuthorAustralian Consortium for Classification Development

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PublisherIndependent Hospital Pricing Authority

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Australian Dictionary of Clinical Abbreviations, Acronyms and Symbols

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AuthorJoanne Williams

Year2017

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PublisherHealth Information Management Association Australia

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Career Ready

Career-focusedYes

Work-based learningYes

Self sourced or Uni sourced
Uni Sourced

Entire subject or partial subjectPartial subject

Total hours/days required20 hours

Location of WBL activity (region)Domestic - regional
Domestic - metro
International - regional
International - metro

WBL addtional requirementsWWC, Fit 2 Work Check Hurdle attendance at 5 clinical coding practicums across metro and regional hospitals

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Exhibit health classification skills in medical record interpretation and clinical abstraction in specialist casemix environments.
02. Apply the standards and conventions of health classification within a timeframe that aligns with health industry expectations using clinical cases that reflect advanced-level complications and co-morbidities.
03. Apply internal clinical coding auditing processes to identify factors that impact upon the quality and reliability of coded data.
04. Develop and review strategies for the ongoing improvement of the quality and integrity of coded data in a hospital environment.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorBarbara Gleeson

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

WorkShopWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 h workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Individual assessment (750-words equivalent) To meet professional competency requirements medical record coding must be completed at ALL assigned practicumsN/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4
Auditing assessment (1000-words equivalent) To meet professional competency requirements medical record coding must be completed at ALL assigned practicumsN/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4
Mid-semester Examination - one hour (1,000-words equivalent) To meet professional competency requirements medical record coding must be completed at ALL assigned practicumsN/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO2
Final Examination - two-hours (2,000-words equivalent) A pass mark of 75% is required to meet accreditation and industry standards however marks are re-calibrated to meet La Trobe University standard transcript purposes to equate to LTU assessment policy.N/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO1, SILO2

Sydney, 2021, Study period 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorBarbara Gleeson

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.

WorkShopWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 h workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Individual assessment (750-words equivalent) To meet professional competency requirements medical record coding must be completed at ALL assigned practicumsN/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4
Auditing assessment (1000-words equivalent) To meet professional competency requirements medical record coding must be completed at ALL assigned practicumsN/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4
Mid-semester Examination - one hour (1,000-words equivalent) To meet professional competency requirements medical record coding must be completed at ALL assigned practicumsN/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO2
Final Examination - two-hours (2,000-words equivalent) A pass mark of 75% is required to meet accreditation and industry standards however marks are re-calibrated to meet La Trobe University standard transcript purposes to equate to LTU assessment policy.N/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO1, SILO2